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Software Engineering Lead Astrazeneca
Gaithersburg, MD

AstraZeneca is a global science-led biopharmaceutical company specializing in the discovery, development, manufacturing, and marketing of prescription medicines.

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Job Description

AstraZeneca is currently looking for a Software Engineering Lead to join our Science and Enabling Units IT Solution Delivery Team. This role requires someone that codes daily, is ambitious, and is passionate about development. We'll rely on you to bring your technical acumen to help the team continue to deliver extraordinary solutions for both our employees and our external constituents such as patients and doctors.

Our team is rapidly growing as it is newly formed and pursuing a significant amount of responsibility. We flourish with having teammates who are a pleasure to work with. To us, this means having humility, taking accountability for your work, feeling the need to continually raise the expectations of yourself and others, and lastly being a true engineer who can solve complex problems. Simply said, we seek to make an addition to the team that makes us better.

In this role you will be part of our global development team which is migrating to as close as we can to a true DevOps operating model. You will be given requirements that you are expected to understand, plan, develop, and deeply test before considering the work completed. Deployments and infrastructure are handled by our team and you will likely need to be capable of handling doing deployments and preparing your work for the infrastructure requirements. As a leader within the team and expected to thoroughly understand the Software Development Lifecycle and best practices that should enable you to help your fellow teammates.

We are building a team that is accountable and responsible for the work they deliver. This means that you will be expected to support your work after it has been released to our customers. We build it, we own it.

As a Software Engineering Lead, you will be expected to have knowledge in developing, handling data, integrating with other systems, and learning new technology that enables the solution. It is not required that you have skills in all of the following technologies, but you may have to learn depending on the work you are given:

* Spring Boot / Java
* MongoDB / Couchbase / Other NoSQL technologies

* AWS Technologies including EC2, ECS, EKS, S3, Route53, ELB, API Gateway, and others

* Responsive Web / HTML5 / Twitter Bootstrap 4
* Angular / TypeScript / jQuery / JavaScript


* Activiti / Camunda / Flowable

* PostgreSQL

* OAuth2

* Jira / Confluence / Git

* SnapLogic

Education Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Math, Computer Science, Information Science, or equivalent degree is preferred, but not required. We will hire self-taught engineers without a formal education given that you have evidence of rich history of software engineering. High school diploma or equivalent required.

Experience Requirements:

* Long history of enjoying problem solving and building things

* 5+ years of hands on software development experience

* 2+ of leadership responsibilities on software delivery projects

AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines for some of the world's most serious diseases. AstraZeneca is one of only a handful of pure-play biopharmaceutical companies to span the entire value chain of a medicine from discovery, early- and late-stage development to manufacturing and distribution, and the global commercialization of primary care, specialty care-led and specialty care medicines that transform lives.

Our primary focus is on three key areas of healthcare: Cardiovascular and Metabolic disease (CVMD); Oncology; and Respiratory, Inflammation and Autoimmunity (RIA). We are also active in the Infection, Neuroscience and Gastrointestinal (ING) disease areas.

At AstraZeneca, science is at the core of everything we do. But more than that, science is who we are. Our research sites are collaborative, innovative and dynamic environments that allow our scientists to challenge the boundaries. We work alongside scientists at leading institutions to better understand disease, identify potential new drugs and accelerate drug development. We are also pioneers in creating a more open research environment.

One of the pillars enabling our science is our scientific computing capability to tackle ever-changing and complex data and computing problems. Leading edge advances in science are driving storage & computational needs. Partnerships and external collaborations are demanding more effective ways to share data & analytical tools. To bolster our innovation-driven science we are now investing in the next generation scientific computing environment for science research across the globe.

Next Steps - Apply today!

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience - it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity. If you know someone who would be a phenomenal fit, please share this posting with them.

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, gender or gender orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.

About Astrazeneca

AstraZeneca is a global science-led biopharmaceutical company specializing in the discovery, development, manufacturing, and marketing of prescription medicines.

10001 employees

1 francis crick avenue

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